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LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
Well, some locks are to heavy, some are too lightweight. Since these are Just Right, they are obviously goldilocks.
Posted Sep 29, 2009 20:42 UTC (Tue) by niv (subscriber, #8656)
Just have to applaud :).
Humor aside, we really do have to get the naming right - there's enough confusion as it is, as Jon points out. Lock names really need to be self-explanatory, or at very least, imply behavior that's somewhat in the ballpark of actual behavior. Spinlocks that can sleep should have big, flashing red neon warning signs or some equivalent thereof in their name, ideally.
Posted Sep 29, 2009 21:08 UTC (Tue) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted Sep 30, 2009 12:03 UTC (Wed) by nevets (subscriber, #11875)
Posted Oct 11, 2009 16:34 UTC (Sun) by efexis (guest, #26355)
Posted Sep 30, 2009 17:32 UTC (Wed) by doogie (subscriber, #2445)
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